The apartment was a bustle of twenty other people more extroverted and festive than himself, all dressed in the requisite hideous holiday sweaters, drinking bourbon punch and rum punch and some sort of strange vegan eggnog, flirting and joking and ranting and, in one case, openly making out against a wall underneath a dangling branch of mistletoe…
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Our Drabbleclassics host this time around is Jen Fisher, who presents author Aliya Whiteley’s take on mindless marketing, the grunge rock anti-establishment, and the struggles of a young couple trying to fight a bizarre takeover, in her story “Go Beep.”
Oh, and an alternative rock recipe for crème brûlée. Enjoy!
Warning: Excessively catchy jingles.
First appeared on Drabblecast 173.
As a lead up to our Relaunch, The Drabblecast brings you a compilation of our Top 5 Drabbles and Twabbles. That’s 100-word stories and 100-character stories, for those new to the show. They might also known as “flash fiction.”
It’s a children’s book about—you guessed it—parasites! Why, you ask? Seriously, kids these days just seem too normal. With their green energy and their social awareness. Children need disturbing realities too and we figured why not illustrate that?
Fortunately for all the naive mini-adults out there, Caroline felt the same way!
How ar’ diz kidz nawt f*&ked up enuff?!
(hypothetical quote… in marginally offensive British cockney)
And so there it was, folks. The Parasite Parade was born. The audiobook and hardcover versions will be available soon through the Drabblecast Kickstarter!